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    • Financing small-scale manufacturing firms in Ghana 

      Guang Ping, Song; Appiah Okoh, Godfried (2000)
      The potentials of small-scale manufacturing enterprises in the economic development in Ghana have been recognized. Nonetheless, there are numerous challenges confronting the growth and development of this sector. Among ...
    • Industrial brand management in central and eastern Europe 

      Wallström, Anna; Larsson, Helena (2000)
      Branding is a new phenomenon to people in Central and Eastern Europe.Their Communist past did not address concerns such as branding. Western companies doing business in those countries have to have a thorough understanding ...
    • Mergers & acquisitions trends forecasted 

      I. Johnsson, Pär (2000)
      M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) is a topic of immense importance: in 1999 so far there have been over 9,218 transactions in the U.S. alone, with a total deal value of over $1.4 trillion . The purpose of this thesis is to ...
    • Entering the telecom industry in Japan 

      Holmberg, Malin; Emilson, Kristina (2000)
      The current Japanese recession along with pressures from WTO and GATT have forced Japan to open up, and a deregulation process has started in various industry sectors. The deregulation process in the telecom industry has ...
    • A Swedish MNC'sgovernment strategy in India 

      Säle, Peter; Björckebaum, Pär (2000)
      The aim with this thesis is to examine and explore how a Swedish MNC in India can achieve a legitimate position by developing and implementing their government strategy. As India is a multicultural country with many strong ...
    • Arbitrage possibilities on the ex-dividend day 

      Arefjäll, Magnus; Alm, Kristofer (2000)
      In this paper we have investigated the ex-dividend stock price behavior on the Stockholm Stock Exchange to see if there are any arbitrage trading possibilities in connection with the ex-day. Our data sample consisted of ...
    • Learning enough from projects? 

      Xianghong, Hao (2000)
      It is widely acknowledged that organizational learning capability is a critical factor that differentiates successful companies. The quality of individual and collective learning is a key determinant of organizational ...
    • Evaluating costs and benefits when implementing an information system 

      Weiner, Joakim; Tegstam, Michael (2000)
      In the beginning of 1998, Autoliv Inc. took the decision to invest in a global information system (IS), and attention on how this investment could be evaluated was raised. In this thesis, a case study of Autoliv Sverige ...
    • Optimal capital structure 

      Hede, Johan; Eriksson, Magnus (2000)
      Substantial parts of the literature concerning capital structure have dealt with issues regarding the leverage ratios. These leverage ratios have been analyzed in all kinds of ways, where most studies have explained observed ...
    • Banking merger 2000 

      G. Marinina, Rossi; Chen, Li (2000)
      This paper deals with the issue of mergers and acquisitions in banking. It views the issue of M&A in the light of the current wave of strategic restructuring ushered by the integration of the European market, and presents ...
    • Attitudes in mergers 

      Steffensen-Johansson, Maria; Haglund, Daniel; Eisner, Simon (2000)
      Our aim with this study is to identify problem and try to understand the factors that influences the integration process in a merger between two firms. We have chosen to look into some areas where the integration process ...
    • The role of interactive media in relationship marketing 

      Thunström, Sarah; Magnusson, Jennie (2000)
      This thesis is an assignment from Mölnlycke Health Care, and concerns how a company in the health care industry can use interactive media in customer communication, in order to improve relations. The purpose is to describe ...
    • The balanced scorecard - A tool for managing knowledge? 

      Svartling, Andreas; Andréasson, Magdalena (2000)
      Traditionally, managerial control has been based on financial measures such as earning capacity. Today, new forms of managerial control are required, since the companies' most valuable resources are not the same as they ...
    • Developing scenarios for MNCs acting on emerging markets 

      Winzell, Carolina; Holst, Tanja (2000)
      The purpose of this thesis is to develop a scenario technique for MNCs operating on emerging markets. The focal point in the scenario development process is to create awareness of the environment in which the MNC is acting. ...
    • The role of interactive media in relationship marketing 

      Thunström, Sarah; Magnusson, Jennie (2000)
      This thesis is an assignment from Mölnlycke Health Care, and concerns how a company in the health care industry can use interactive media in customer communication, in order to improve relations. The purpose is to describe ...
    • How to build sustainable business relationships in a dynamic environment - The case of Electrolux in Russia 

      Persson, Andreas; Mörch, Mattias (2000)
      During the 1990s great changes have occurred in Russia. The economy is gradually transforming to a market economy and the country experienced a financial crisis in August 1998. This volatile environment that characterises ...
    • Internal brand management - The ginatricot case 

      Wiliö, Linda; Lindgren, Christel; Andersson, Maria (2000)
      This thesis describes and explains different aspects that together contribute to the development of internal brand loyalty: namely brand management, organizational culture and relationship marketing. We have integrated ...
    • Customer tailored logistics 

      Wang, Junyi; Jonsson, Christoffer (2000)
      The purpose and main problem of this thesis is to describe the supply chain, in a system with great distances between production and sales units, and explain how to solve logistics problems and increase sales by focusing ...
    • An assessment of the appropriateness of Chinese stock market oriented accounting system within its environment 

      Ning, Tian; Ma, Xue (2000)
      Since the opening of the Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Exchange in early 1990s, the economic structure of China has undergone a tremendous change. Although the social structure is still dominated by the socialist public ...
    • Real option valuation in high-tech firm 

      Yimin, Hua; Pengfei, Hu (2000)
      In traditional financial theory, the discounted cash flow model (or NPV) operates as the basic framework for most analyses. In doing valuation analysis, the conventional view is that the net present value (NPV) of a project ...